When you go visit the man who jailed you (photo)

Old Anambra state Governor, Jim Nwobodo and his wife visited president-elect Muhammadu Buhari recently. Nwobodo was the fourth civilian governor who was sentenced to jail for fraud under the Buhari military regime. Guess that's water under the bridge!

Jonathan appoints Daniel, Abacha’s aide varsities council chairmen

President Goodluck Jonathan has announced the appointment of some key members of the Peoples Democratic Party as Chairmen of the Governing Councils of some federal universities, with three weeks left for his administration. While a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, is the Chairman, Governing Council of Federal

Chris Brown denies Vegas basketball brawl, explains what happened

Yesterday, the Las Vegas police department released a statement saying a man accused Chris Brown of assaulting him during a pick-up basketball game inside his hotel suite. The man claimed he was playing basketball at the Palms Casino Resort when a verbal altercation led to a physical fight between himself,

One dead in new Mexico oil rig accident

At least one worker died on Tuesday as a self-elevating oil maintenance platform tilted off Mexico’s east coast, forcing the evacuation of 101 employees, the Pemex energy firm said. The jackup rig, owned by a Pemex contractor named Typhoon, “is continuing to tilt” in the Sound of Campeche area of

2015 budget: FG borrows N473bn in four months

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had within the past four months, borrowed the sum of N473bn to finance the 2015 budget. The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, stated this during a media briefing on the 2015 budget, which was passed last week by the National Assembly.

Mua’zu, others shun PDP post-election panel inauguration

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, and three state governors named as members of the party’s 15-member Post-Election Assessment Committee, on Tuesday shunned the inauguration of the panel. Governors Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Theodore Orji (Abia) and Ibrahim Dankwabo (Gombe) and the  Secretary of the PDP

Ex-MD Of Mint Company Appeals Extradition Order

Less than a day after an order for extradition to the UK was granted, the embattled former Managing Director of Nigeria Security Minting and Printing Company, Mr Ehidiamhem Okoyomon, has approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja Division, seeking an order to set aside the verdict of the Federal High

Lagos-Maiduguri trekker arrives in Ilorin

Mr. Hassan Umar, who commenced  trekking from  Lagos to Maiduguri, arrived in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Monday night in continuation of  his journey.

Obasanjo not empirically corrupt: Social media critics react to Ezekwesili’s theory


The social media is reacting to the claim by Former Minister of Education and leader of the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign, Oby Ezekwesili that there is no empirical evidence that former president Olusegun Obasanjo is corrupt. The post Obasanjo not empirically corrupt: Social media critics react to Ezekwesili’s theory

Gulf of Guinea’s 80% piracy from Nigeria – EU

The European Union has said about 80 per cent of the piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is linked to the activities of Nigerians and their vessels. Head of the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Amb.

Grace Family International church presents ‘Manifestation of the Sons of God’ event

Grace Family International church is set to host its annual celebration program tagged “Manifestation of the Sons of God”. The event is scheduled to hold from Thursday 7th of May till Sunday 10th of May 2015.Celebration 2015 promises to be an exciting time in God’s presence with the Hosts Ministers

Mayweather ready to grant Pacquiao rematch


Floyd Mayweather has said he is willing to grant Manny Pacquiao a rematch following the Filipino boxer's disclosure that a shoulder injury hampered his performance in last weekend's world title showdown, ESPN reported Tuesday. The post Mayweather ready to grant Pacquiao rematch appeared first on Vanguard News.